FAQ

Which sports activities are NAROO Masks good for?

Running, cycling, motorcycling, skiing, snowboarding, and other outdoor activities.

What product certifications do NAROO products have?

NAROO F-Series Masks has several certifications from BOKEN Quality, including proving that the masks protect from particulate matter as small as 1.7 with a 99% rate of effectiveness.

BOKEN Quality Test Reports on Filtering and Washing

NAROO Masks have several certifications from KATRI, including one that certifies the F.U+ Kid’s mask is safe for kids.

KATRI Assessment of Antibacterial Activity
KATRI Assessment of Copper Material Safety

Based on expert opinion and approved by Allergy UK, NAROO’s F-Series products are unlikely to cause a reaction and may be of benefit for allergy sufferers and are suitable for use as part of an allergen management plan.

How do NAROO Masks compare to a medical mask?

The medical mask is not sealed on the sides and will allow particles in. It will not let particles in through front. Many of our masks are sealed in the front and on the sides and will not allow particles in.

Are NAROO Masks safe for children?

The F-Series has passed Safety Standard tests, which makes it safe for wearing. The F.U+ is additionally certified as safe for children. Many customers have enjoyed these masks on their children.

Are NAROO masks good for COVID-19?

Any NAROO mask in the F-Series has a higher rate of effectiveness than an everyday mask. They filter particles as small as 1.7 microns. The normal droplet is about 5 microns in size. Also, the mask is sealed on all sides, protecting the cheek areas, nose area, and chin area from incoming droplets. This mask can be used repeatedly and washed many times. It can also be used in your daily life and provides more protection than a regular cotton mask.

Does NAROO MASK filter PM2.5?

Our masks filter fine dust and particulate matter as small as PM1.7 (PM2.5 includes matters from 0 to 2.5 microns)

Is there a filter? Will it be damaged if I wash my NAROO Mask?

NAROO Masks do not have a filter and will not be damaged by mindful washing.

Please check out our how-to-wash instructions to best care for your NAROO Mask.

Can NAROO Masks provide a good seal?

The nose clips, fit, and depending on the model, ear straps, in our masks help to fit the mask closely to the skin, creating a seal that prevents pollution, pollen, and other particulates from entering from the top, bottom, or sides. 

Please watch our how-to-wear video to learn how adjust your nose clip.

Do NAROO Masks filter fire smoke?

Smoke can range from 0.01 to 4 microns in size. Our masks protect airways from particles as small as 1.7 microns.

Do NAROO Masks prevent from harmful particles? How about car exhaust?

Because most health issues are caused by PM2.5, we have focused on those particles rather than gases or other toxins. Particles smaller than 2.5 microns are easily inhaled and directly absorbed into the bloodstream, which can negatively affect your health.

How are NAROO anti-pollution masks different from other anti-pollution masks?

NAROO masks are designed specifically for sports people. That means we focus on the breathability of the mask and take the balance between oxygen intake and protection from harmful particles into consideration.

Will my glasses fog up while wearing a NAROO mask?

Our masks lines have different levels of anti-fog functionality. However, if the masks are worn correctly, your lenses will not fog up. 

Please watch our how-to-wear video to learn how adjust your nose clip for the best anti-fog functionality.

What is the difference between full-face balaclava and half-face balaclava?

Half balaclava is better to wear for short distance, and full balaclava is good for long distances

Can I inhale copper from the F.U+ Copper mask?   

The F.U Plus Copper is made of different fabric materials. Some polyester, some neylon, and some copper-infused yarns. The copper is bonded to the yarn through a process called ionic bonding. Due to this process, the copper will not break into particles that can be inhaled.